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visual arts in portland oregon (and beyond)

Alfred Harris Plots and Plans at Froelick

…a kind of reverse excavation, a layering on of sedimentary layers akin to those one might find on beachside sandstone cliffs or on an untidy desk.

Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves

The launch of the Conceptual Oregon Performance School, which is totally serious. And free.

TRESPASSING: A Quest to Find Stone Alignments/Solstice Cairns

Field trip to locate Michelle Stuart’s earthwork in the Gorge.

Risk/Reward Preview

Up on a ferry – in the sun – crossing the Puget Sound, but that’s not where terms like elated and exhilarated come from. Those terms are here presented as cold, hard reporting on language that I myself used in a bar, while drinking champagne, discussing the strongest performances from Seattle’s NW New Works Festival at On the Boards.

Chicago Chocolate Tour

In a city with its fair share of angry-inchers, they are gleeful oddballs, and herein lays the formula for bodies of work so dark and so sweet, and funny while sad.